Call for Applications for Vacant WLUFA Equity & Diversity Committee Positions

Greetings,

WLUFA Equity & Diversity Committee – Because two of our members had to withdraw from service, we have two positions available to both full-time and contract faculty (The mandate of this Committee is to “advise, support, inform, and educate the WLUFA Executive and WLUFA members on issues pertaining to diversity and equity, with a particular emphasis on creating an equitable working environment for members who have been marginalized in Canadian society because of their age, ancestry, skin colour, race, citizenship, place of origin, creed, (dis)ability, family or marital status, gender identity and expression, sex, and sexual orientation (as per the Ontario Human Rights Code)”.  One position is for 1.5 years and one position is for 2.5 years. To assist the WLUFA Executive in appointing representatives to this committee, please submit by Jan. 28, 2021, a statement of interest that describes: 

1)      Your interest in serving on this Committee, including, but not limited to, one or two key equity and diversity issues that you would like to see addressed for WLUFA Members. 

2)      Your experience with issues pertaining to diversity and equity, including, but not limited to, lived experience, academic, professional or community work, legal supports or barriers, and/or advocacy/engagement in support of equity-seeking groups.  

Should you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Linda Watson at lwatson@wlu.ca 

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